2021 MEXICAN 1000 Online Drivers Meeting and Upcoming Announcements

Agua Dulce, CALIF. – The Mexican 1000 race date less than two weeks away and NORRA is ready with a whole host of announcements this week. All rally alerts will be posted on the NORRA News page at

The drivers meeting will be online this year, via Zoom Webinars, on Tuesday, April 20 at 6 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time. You will receive a link to the meeting by email. Attendance is mandatory for all drivers and co-drivers. There will be a chat window for you to ask questions of the NORRA team. It will be recorded, so if you can’t make the scheduled time, you’ll be able to watch it afterward.

The detailed course maps and GPS files will be released earlier that same day so you’ll be able to review the course beforehand.

Also coming shortly are announcements with the detailed schedule of events, fuel ordering instructions, Mag 7 and Fab School pits, online registration deadline (which will be this Friday at 6 p.m. Pacific Time), Horsepower Ranch pre-race events (COVID testing, check-in, tech inspection, tracker assistance, contingency sponsorships), Bay of L.A. information, food and nightly finish line celebrations details, awards pickup time and location, border crossing instructions and more!

Stay tuned and watch your email inbox. If you haven’t signed up for text message notifications of all announcements, you can do that by going to your NORRA registration account and clicking next to where it says, “Receive racer alerts by text message.”

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Beginning in 2010, the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) began promoting a rebirth of the NORRA Mexican 1000 rally. The unique off-road rally was co-created by promoter Mike Pearlman to consist of special stages (unlimited speed timed stages in the dirt) linked together by controlled speed liaison / transit sections (highway). The one-of-a-kind, once-a-year, five-day rally includes vintage off-road vehicles and motorcycles, as well as modern pre-runners, trucks, buggies, UTVs, bikes and desert Rally Raid cars.

Pearlman’s late father Ed and others established the first running of the NORRA Mexican 1000 off-road rally in November of 1967, which eventually became internationally recognized and evolved into the Baja 1000 in the mid-1970's.

NORRA enjoys corporate partnerships with Yokohama Tire, Method Race Wheels, South Point Hotel & Casino, Bilstein Shock Absorbers, STEEL-IT, RIGID, Multitool USA, Satellite Phone, Biltwell, Cerveceria Transpeninsular, PCI Race Radios, The Fab School, Schampa, K&N, Baja Bush Pilots, Mag7 Pits, the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF), B3KREATIV, and many more.